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captioning made possible by johnson & johnson, where quality products for the american family have been a tradition for generations >> good morning. i am charles osgood and there is sunday morning. the list of towns and cities we have come to associate with unthinkable violence expanded this past week to include another, aurora, colorado. we can't help but wonder what would make someone want to do something as violent as this shooter did. bill whitaker this morning will tell us more about the young man who allegedly opened fire in a crowded movie theatre.
bob orr will have the latest on the administration of the shootings and barry petersen will remember those who died. lee cowan will take us to aurora for our sunday morning cover story. >> a shooting at century theaters. >> it was cold, it was calculated, and it was deadly. >> i'm so sorry for the other families. and all of the mend and women dead who didn't make it. >> even suspect's home was rigged with explosives to raise the death count even more. >> there are those who don't even want to speak the gunman's name preferring instead to speak of the victims. >> as we will later on sunday morning. >> we do have other more hopeful stories to tell you about this morning, including hot wheels from rita braver, all about kids stepping up to the children of hurdling downward. >> for generations, the soapbox derby made veteran racers out of
nervous kids. >> i was just like oh, i am kind of scared but after that, i was like i have got the power! >> later on sunday morning, the saga of the soapbox derby. >> peter frampton is a name from the rock 'n' roll past who is making a name for himself all over again in the rock 'n' roll present. anthony mason will be paying him a visit ♪ i want you, show me the way. >> the album, frampton comes alive made peter frampton a pop idol in the seventies. >> were you ready for it? >> i don't think anybody is ready for the biggest selling record of all-time. >> then his career started to nose dive and he lost his beloved guitar in a plane crash. >> i lost my mojo. >> how peter frampton got his guitar and his mojo back. ahead on sunday morning. >> oneself made man in the
american past who was never at a past for mojo or short of insights how to win friends and influence people was dale carnegie, how powerful were his ideas they are influencing them still although he is long gone, lisa schlessinger will tell us how it is done. >> people pay good money come here, pay good money to come here and do this. >> charity leaders -- >> it is the dale carnegie method and it is won friends and influenced people from all walks of life, government leaders, business leaders, and dry-cleaners. >> did you use to tell off customers? >> i had rough edges, okay? >> you don't close the door. >> later this sunday morning, dale carnegie after 100 years of methods still friendly and influential. >> those reports and more but first the head lines for this sunday morning, the 22nd of july, 2012. president obama is scheduled to travel to aurora, colorado today
where he will meet with the families of the victims of friday's movie theatre shooting. police are still searching for clues as to what might have motivated suspect james holmes to go on this deadly rampage. yesterday authorities finally gained access to his explosives filled apartment as jim axelrod reports. >> the bomb squad in aurora, colorado used their own small explosive device to disable the booby traps james holmes allegedly set at his apartment, the fbi agent is in charge. >> it went very, very well. the threat has not been completely eliminated. it has been significantly reduced. >> investigators broke through windows and used a camera to look around inside, revealing a trip wire attached to the front door and 30 homemade grenades. aurora police chief dan oakes. >> make no mistake, okay, in apartment was designed, i say,
based on everything i have seen, to kill whoever entered it. >> by saturday night, all of the explosive devices had been removed, analyzed and taken to a remote location to be destroyed. >> now the james holmes apartment has been cleared, fbi teams will spend the day inside gathering evidence, also today, those residents of the building where james holmes had his apartment should be able to return to their homes. >> for sunday morning, i am jim axelrod in aurora, colorado. >> we will have more on the aurora shooting later in the broadcast. in norway there is another sad occasion the first anniversary of a shooting and bombing massacre that killed 77 people, prime minister commemorated the victims in a replaying ceremony in oslo. >> media mogul rupert murdoch stepped down as director of several news corporations subsidiary boards in britain and the u.s. it may be the murdoch's distancing himself from some of his british newspaper interests
whose damages were, reputation were damaged by widespread phone hacking. >> the statue of joe paterno has been taken down outside of beef stadium, used a forklift to move it, up to 150 statutes moved it. >> it was a flash point for paterno's critics since former fbi director louis freeh alleged a cover up in the jersey, jerry sandusky child abuse scandal. >> leader in the british open today he holds a four stroke lead over the tiger food woods is five back. >> taking a look at the weather forecast, it is heavy but welcome rain today in the midwest and in the south, another scorcher in the central plains, though and more comfortable day in the northeast. this week, the northwest seize some sun while other parts of the country can expect showers.
>> entry 314, shooting at century theaters, alameda avenue, they say there is somebody shooting in the auditorium. >> once again the nation is mourning a real life nightmare. this time, it was at the movies, a place we go to escape reality, to revell in the impossible, where instead the impossible came through. >> 314, there is at least one person that has been shot but they are saying there are hundreds of people just running around. >> 12 dead, 58 wounded, one of the worst mass shootings in american history. >> this morning, the theatre outside of denver colorado just 20 miles from columbine high school the site of another devastating massacre in 1999 remains a crime scene. impromptu memorials sprung up and for people like cecilia alexander and her friends it is all just starting to sink in. >> the people who died, they are very loved. a lot of people are hurting. >> the suspect 24-year-old james
eagan holmes is not talk much to police, 35 is a motive he is not saying. >> i don't want to get into his head in terms of what he was planning, we have the evidence of a deliberate, assault and getting answers from his home has been stalled by booby traps. a tangle of trip wires and homemade hand grenades were rigged to explode, serious stuff say investigators designed to kill and maim. >> the controlled detonation rumbled through the neighborhood as the painstaking process continued, investigators negotiating a deadly maze in hoping to preserve whatever evidence is inside. i was able to reach a police officer and talk to him and he got me to the hospital. >> some of the 58 wounded have now been sent home, others remain hospitalized with shrapnel and gunshot wounds. >> for a few patients says trauma surgeon bob snider the nightmare will never be erased. >> some of the injuries that we
are dealing with and the patients are dealing with right now are going to be permanent. >> they were easy targets for a man who seemed was doing as much damage as he possibly could, an attack police say was dibollcally detailed in its planning. >> it all started late thursday night as movie goers waited to see the midnight premiere of the most anticipated movie of the summer, the latest batman saga, the dark knight rises. >> police say holmes bought a ticket like the rest of the patrons and sat near the front. not long after the previews ended, the nightmare began, witnesses say they noticed someone get up and walk out, using the emergency exit. >> i noticed the guy was sitting to the far right had a phone call and stems out to the emergency exit, which is unusual. >> just outside that door, holmes had parked his car, where police say he stashed an arsenal, 6,000 rounds of ammunition and four guns, three
of which he used in the shooting. >> the suspect covered himself head to toe in body armor, including a gas mask and went back into the theatre through the propped opened door he threw one maybe two canisters into th audience and exploded in a puff of smoke or gas and then came the bullets and buckshot. joshua nolan dove beneath a seat but a bullet still found his arm and his leg. he considers himself lucky. >> i just feel sorry for the other families and all of the other men and women who didn't make it. i just can't imagine someone's life being taken away like that. >> some hit the floor, others tried to flee. in the dark, all stephen barton could see was the flash from the muzzle. >> someone around here and just a few millimeters in or centimeters in and i don't think i would have left the theatre.
>> zach wasn't even in the theatre. he was in the one next door. walls don't stop bullets. >> he was hit behind his ear. >> you know, like i leaned over on my arm rest a little bit and who knows where it would have went, just grateful to be here. >> when it was over, as silently as he started the suspect returned to his car where he seemed to wait calmly for police to take him into custody. >> suspect in a gas mask. >> he didn't resist, he just surrendered. police say he had no connection to terrorist groups, didn't even have a record just a single speeding ticket. that was it. he was in the words of some, forgettable. >> i mean he was somebody you wouldn't even look at twice walking down the street. very, very mellow. >> flags were ordered at half-staff and president obama announced plans to visit the scene later today. >> he says it hit the first family close to home.
>> my daughters go to the movies, what if they had been at the theatre? as so many of our kids do every day? michelle and i will be fortunate enough to hug our girls a little tighter tonight and i am sure you will do the same with your children, but for those parents who may not be so lucky, we have to embrace them and let them know we will be there for them as a nation. >> governor mitt romney echoed the sentiment. >> we will all spend a little less time thinking about the worries of our day and more time wondering about how to help those who are in need of compassion most. >> soon the faces of those killed and injured flashed across our tv screens as well as that picture of the suspect. and then the conjecture started, did he look mad? did he look crazy? what was behind those eyes? how could he? jordan
ghawi didn't care about any of that, in fact he won't let the suspect's name cross his limbs. >> i want the rest of the victims, the dead and the wounded to be remembered and i don't want that gunman's name spoken. >> jordan's sister. >> jesse: a is one of those killed. >> last month jessica has narrowly escaped another gunman's sight, the shopping mall in canada where seven people were shot. the list is as varied as you would expect in a movie theatre, the youngest was just six years old, sullivan, alex sullivan, no relation, died too, on his birthday, his 27th. matt mcquinn saved his girlfriend but not himself. and aj bach just graduated from high school, his classmates released balloons in his memory. . >> the sadness over all of that loss, though, is in part turning to anger, it is renewed debate over the nation's gun control
laws, much as the columbine shooting did but neither of the presidential candidates even mentioned the word gun during their remarks. >> the mayor of new york, however, michael bloomberg did. >> i think all of them have been youked by a handful of advocates who think that the right to bear arms allows you to go out and kill people at random and that is not overstating it very much. legislative changes may be far off, but already the experience of going to the movies has changed. the fbi and department of homeland security issues warnings to be on the alert for potential copycats and police in cities coast to coast upped their patrols at theatres showing the dark knight rises. the inevitable questions will come about security, whether metal detectors should now accompany our popcorn and the tragedy like the others before it, columbine, virginia tech,
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and now a page from our sunday morning almanac, july 22nd, 1930. 82 years ago today. a perfect day for ups and downs. >> but that was the day the philippino imgrant by the name of pedro flores registered a trademark for a toy called the yo-yo. and after a word in tag log language that means come back, though fore runners of the yo-yo have been traced back to ancient times it was the flores version that became all the rage. >> and the winner and the championship in his pocket. >> rights to the flores yo-yo acquired by the american toy maker duncan. >> you can rock the cradle or go around the world. >> which eventually made it the star of many a tv ad over the years. >> golly, as the yo-yo! >> the most unlikely yo-yo demonstration of all-time occurred at the grand old opry in 1974, when a country singer
presented one to richard nixon. >> i will stay here and try to learn how to use the yo-yo, you go up and be president. >> others since then have had more success. >> check this out. >> hey, i just learned that. >> two years ago, orlando, florida, dermatologist john showed off his display of some 3,000 yo-yos to richard schlessinger. >> it is such a piece of americana and the nintendo of 1930s, 40s, 50s and even into the sixties that was the toy. >> at visit's end richard made a presentation. >> this is something to add to your collection which will be priceless beyond -- oh, my god, look at that baby. >> truly a yo-yo to come back to, again and again.
>> really hot summer weather calls for a really cold drink, doesn't it? for millions of thirsty americans that drink is the one called the real thing, here is mark strassmann. >> i would like to buy the world a home and furnish it with love. >> everyone talks about bottling success, but coke actually did it. i would like to buy the world and keep it company. >> this is the bottle, an iconic design recognized around the world with its ridged glass, bowed middle and unmistakeable curb appeal. >> i want my coke. >> it is okay. you can have it. >> a cold bottle of coke famously made mean joe greene turn warm. >> okay.
>> a coke and a smile. >> coke calls it the contour bottle and andy warhol called it art. >> and this for us has been the holy grail. >> bill mooney is coca-cola's company historian, coke began in atlanta in 1886 as a soda fountain drink selling for 5 cents. >> people realized that this product is something that they like, they want to have it more readily available than simply at the soda fountain itself so bottling plants spraining up throughout the entire united states and by 1910, just about every part of the u.s. is covered. >> coke was on america's roads and in america's homes, but the bottles came in a dizzying variety of shapes and colors. by 1915, coke's success had so many imitators customers seldom knew whether they were buying the real thing. >> and they would come up with
names that sound very much like coca-cola, so you get things like cherra cola, dixie cola, take a cola, cocoa nola, any combination you can think of that could deceive the public into thinking they were actually buying coca-cola. >> coke executives had a company defining marketing idea. >> they decide that they are going to initiate a contest. they want a bottle that you will be able to identify it in the dark simply by its shape. a bottle that is so unique that even if you find it broken in pieces on the ground you will be able to identify it as a bottle of coca-cola. >> at the root glass country in terra thought indiana, inspired by the coco pod drew one of the all-time game changers in 1916 with a little slimming down, the
6.5-ounce contour bottle was born. >> people will recognize it. they clearly understand what it is, they used that bottle as an icon for our brand. >> during world war ii, coke donated more than 5 billion bottles to gi's fighting overseas. >> today, coke worldwide sells almost 2 billion drinks every 24 hours. and it only seems as if bill and kathy coombs buy all of them. >> are is not an inch uncovered in this room. no this is saturation i would say. >> coke collectables of every description cover all 12 rooms of the coombs home outside of baltimore. >> if you look around, the signs, the paperwork, everything shows the bottle on it. i mean you know the coca-cola bottle immediately. >> the bottle represents cola in my mind. >> represents it in what way? >> i think it is just one of those similar bombs you remember as a kid and represents the
whole package, it is everything good. >> but in the 1990s, coke executives seemed to lose touch with the company's roots. >> they are adding some grade education, gradation, putting bubbles to think what they like about coke, and then a lot of promotional work as well on it, you basically are losing the most important icon okay gra at this of the graj .. the company finally realized its mistake in its advertising and now bain bain says in all of the packaging and marketing you will spot the contour bottle? where. >> as crazy as it sounds this stuff matters. >> this stuff does matter. it is a two second purchase decision and people aren't standing there in the aisle -- they are in the isle and they want to find the brand they love. >> so whatever you are drinking to cool off in this summer heat, remember the message in this bottle. sometimes what is on the outside counts as much as the inside.
and that is all by design. >> ahead, the champs of the soapbox derby. >> i will give you one little bit of advice. >> but first, dale carnegie, still influencing people. >> when you are talking to somebody, try to let the other person finish what he is saying. [ male announcer ] where did all the obama stimulus money go? friends, donors, campaign supporters,
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dale carnegie wrote how to win friends and influence people more than a quarter of a century ago and still influencing people to this day, and in a vision updated for the digital age, when some people think to think the golden rule is whoever has the gold makes the rules. carnegie stuck with the original about doing unto others. here is richard schlessinger of 48 hours. >> dale carnegie made a fortune by preaching that nice guys can finish first by following the golden rule. and his business is still going strong 76 years after he published his simple recipe for success, just two steps, win friends and influence people. >> what was his philosophy in a nutshell? >> that you can change people's behavior by changing your attitude toward them.
>> peter handel is the latest ceo of the carnegie empire that sells those books and teaches those courses, promising to bring you out of your shell, speak better, listen better, be a better person and persuade other people to do what you want. >> you know how many people have taken the course? >> we estimate 8 million. >> 8 million? >> 8 million. >> and there are some impressive alumni, orville red bacher took the course, so did warren buffett and john boehner. >> students are attracted in large part by the book, how to win friends and influence people, published in 1936, it is a collection of pair balances and principles .. simple business advice, more hallmark than harvard, like smile. be nice to people. don't humiliate them, don't bully them. so with apologies why do people have to pay good money to learn
that. >> it is common sense. >> the difference is it is not common practice. >> we are going to start today with a representation of what may be going on every time you try to convey a message. >> at a dale carnegie class, everyone speaks, sometimes at the same time. learning to get their message across. >> this course which costs close to $2,000 for eight sessions is pretty much the same today as it was when carnegie himself started teaching 100 years ago. when you can agreeably disagree on something that future endeavors with each other, it usually comes back, you know,. >> bernie dick's was sent here by his boss at a new york city dry-cleaners. >> you have a tailoring -- >> by his own admission he had a few issues dealing with customers. >> i have to call maureen and lorraine. >> he is working on it though.
>> i have learned how to pause. >> how to pause? >> before i would react, you know, to think about what i am saying before it comes out of my mouth and it is something i never quite had a grasp on. >> did you used to tell off customers? or -- >> i had rough edges. okay? >> you have to approach it from a different angle in a future date, you don't close the door. he is a little smoother now he says, thanks in part to this some what chaotic exercise. >> hey, 30 seconds please begin. >> >> >> what did you learn from that, two people talking at the same time doesn't work. >> you didn't need a class to know that, did you? >> when you deal with the public on a daily basis you sometimes forget. >> so we will come back and straighten that out. >> dale carnegie started teaching his classes in 1912, he was born dirt poor on a farm in
maryville, missouri, but he went to college, the story is he turned to public speaking to win friends in college, since he wasn't very athletic and felt inferior to the jocks. >> after the college he became a traveling salesman and did well, he tried acting, he did not do well. >> may i give you one little bit of advice. >> please. >> later in life, he tried acting again. >> when you are talking to somebody try to listen to what they are saying. >> that is carnegie playing himself in the movie jigs and maggie in society. starring nobody else most people have ever heard of. >> mr. carnegie, i didn't come here to be insulted. >> temper, temper, temper. >> but by then, in real life, almost everyone had heard of him, hundreds of thousands had signed up to hear him speak. >> the man who is enthusiastic, has the odds the his favor and a man of second rate ability wins
easier, but i would pick a second rate man with enthusiasm. >> he didn't knock people off the perches. >> i this think that was the secret of his charm for people who liked to hear him speak you knew this was the real person talking to you. >> the late dorothy carnegie was dale's wife. >> she spoke in this 1994 interview. >> he is not a stuffy man at all. and he was just a down, so down-to-earth you feel like you have known him all of your life. >> he had been teaching for more than 20 years when an editor for simon & schuster took his class and convinced him to write a book, the book that launched the empire, it is estimated that it sold more than 30 million copies. >> and now the book has been updated for the digital age, it turns out you can win friends and influence people virtually any time, even if you never actually see them. >> dale carnegie was big on smiling. how do you smile in an
e-mail? i guess there is an emoticon .. >> what is an emoticon. >> that's a good question. you can choose words that communicate, even if it takes longer. >> tell me how you smile in an e-mail. >> just saying i am having a great day and hope you are too. i mean that is kind of a pleasant way of saying something. >> but then you have to say where are the sales reports? >> yeah, you get to that, and by all reports, sales at dale carnegie give the company every reason to smile. >> today the courses are offered in more than 80 countries from china to cameroon. >> it strikes me that a lot of the stories that he tells in his book are quint essentially american stories so how does that translate to somebody at beijing. >> that is a fascinating question that is something -- >> dale carnegie told you to say that? >> no that is not true. well, he did but i would have said it before. the fact is because human nature
is the same all over the world the principles dale carnegie teams really do work all over the world. >> what do we want people to do as a result of our experience? >> and as humaned it apparently feels naturally the to pay someone be nice to others, follow the golden rule, even though parents and grandparents have been giving that advice for generations and for free. >> ahead, american barbecue.
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>> how do you ban americans spell barbecue? pig! how big of a part of cuban and cuban american culture is roasted pig? >> i would say that is the number one protein in the cuban culture and cuban cuisine. >> at rodriguez cuba in miami's south beach, chef douglas rodriguez serves up a five-pound suckling pig, a delicacy he calls high end cuban barbecue. >> the real prize is this crispy stem and that's what you want to see, getting that stem to be real crispy. >> where there is smoke there is often barbecue, where there is cuban barbecue, there is no smoke. that is because it is cooked in an oven, not in a pit. >> this is a jasmine, right? this is the cuban sauce.
>> cheers. >> to elegant barbecue. >> very elegant. >> >> wait a minute, you may say. an oven is in a kitchen, a barbecue is in the backyard, well, it is a back, if the backyard won't come to the oven, the oven must come to the backyard. >> now how big is the pig that is in here? >> the pig live was 54 pounds. >> this is roberto guerra's a a c china, the chinese box, it cooks a hole pig from above, functioning more like an oven and less like a barbecue pit. >> my father happened to see something like this similar in 1955 in china town in havana. >> havana has a china town. >> yes we had a large china town in havana and happened to see a box that had like a metal tray on top of it and the car coal was on the top to. >> get the skin just right the pig stays in the box for about
three and a half hours at a low temperature. timing is everything. >> this is the most important part. especially for us as cubans, if you don't do the skin right, you don't know what you are doing, so we take pride in making sure that the skin is done right. >> are cubans good at timing? >> not really. >> for this, yes, you have to have good timing. so let's go. >> okay? >> oh, my god. >> look at that. look at that. >> you can hear it. >> that's when you know it is well done. look at that. >> with pork this tender, you don't need much more to make a meal. >> okay. the some cuban bread, okay? >> we don't use like barbecue sauce on our sandwiches or anything like that. that is good. >> some pig. >> oh, my god. very nice.
>> you can taste the flavor, of pork. >> summer barbecues to summer books, the recommendations of jennifer weiner author of the best selling novel, the next best thing. >> ever since the wave of books, with pink covers and high heels hit american shores, dour critic has been insisting that witty tales about single girls in big cities, the dreaded chick flick was doa while theselves may not be as crammed with stories of sex in the city, the best alive. >> the genre at its best and darker fare. >> in these girls by sarah peck than three girls come to new york city, two of them are chasing magazine careers one is running from demons back home, the detailed story the ladies bond, struggle with secrets, nasty internet comments and happy endings that may or may not involved mr. right.
stacey's off the menu has a classic chick list figure the boss from hell at the center. >> she will do anything for her chair irsmatic to the detriment of her personal life but when she meets a hot southerner, the b word, balance comes into play, as ballis serves a modern tale of a woman trying to have it all with wit and style. disgruntled by committee. gillian madoff i couldn't love you more considers the darker side of the choices we make and their consequences. elliott gordon has what a lot of want, a loving partner, a daughter she adores, stepdaughters, sisters, a busy and fulfilling life then and old flame shows up and when the kids are in the water, elliott faces an unthinkable choice. i couldn't love you more might look like fluffy summer fun and it is fun, witty and big hearted but it is also a thoughtful examination of the choices we make and the devastating prices
we pay. speaking of choices and prices, what happens when the foundation of your life turns out to be a lie? college professor patsy mca mower is driving drunk when she kills a child and departure and she starts the slow process of making a new life for herself in the light of this tragedy and a phone call reveals a different truth and turns her novel blame into one of the most thought provoking bookts i have read in years. what is the worst thing you have ever done turns out to be the thing that saves you? finally, leonard pits won the pulitzer prize for his columns for the miami herald in his first novel freeman he turns his considerable gift toward the painful wake of the civil war, freeman is a gorgeously written book, a searing, wrenching read, fans of cold mountain and kor mac mccarthy will make, love the story of a former slave making his way across the country to
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pennsylvania. >> i like how you can be competitive and a lot of stuff. you make new friends, the air is flowing in your face. it is all really good. >> his older sister erin races too. >> one, two, three. >> it is in their blood. three generations have competed here a at derby downs in akron, ohio, including dad and mom kristine. >> that is how my husband and i met. >> you met racing? >> we did. >> and a quarter century later, it is a chance to stay close to their children. >> i get to teach them how to use tools, there is nothing else i can do with them where i get to spend this time as a group. it is great. >> boys will travel miles to vie for honors in the soapbox derby. >> it began in 1933, the idea of an ohio newspaperman. >> and it was called the soapbox
derby, any material would do. >> after jimmy stewart explained in this old film. >> and the rule rules of our fit race are practically anything four wheels could be entered and was. >> the derby is now celebrating its 75th run. >> there was a four-year high at at this during world war ii. >> here they come. they are off and running. >> as the event became more popular, the cars got more sophisticated. >> first created from scratch, they have been built from standardized kits through the mid seventies to make it easier for busy parents to help their kids age seven to 17 who must win local races in order to make it into the derby. >> so this year you have got how many people competing? >> 422. >> derby expert bob sawyer, who raced in the 1950's, says this collection of historic cars includes one from 1973 driven by
the only winner ever found to have cheated. >> and we stripped him of the title and granted it to the second place winner. >> 1975, the first winner driven by a girl, they weren't allowed to compete until 1971. >> but now they make up 40 percent of the derby an just last year -- >> six of the seven world championships winners were girls so only one boy won. >> in fact, gabriel yell and her friend emily fox from hancock, maryland, are two of those winners. >> when you are in the car and you are in a race, is it exciting or scary or are you nervous? >> i am nervous, like i wake up and i feel sick, like this
morning i am like, ah. after you do it, it is like, okay, i can do it. >> in her type of car, 12-year-old gabriel yell must .. tuck down to race but in her more advanced division 14-year-old emily has to lie down. >> can you see? >> yes. i can see my wheels, like the very tip of the rubber. >> using a small lever, the straighter the steer the faster you go. >> speeds average 30 miles per hour on the 350-foot course. >> but the derby game just a few years ago, it was going broke. the bank about to foreclose on derby downs. that is when an unexpected booster entered the scene. >> as far as it goes i think this is going to be a big one. >> actor corbin bernsen who played sexy smooth talking divorce lawyer arnie becker on the long running divorce series
la law. >> it all started when person 7 heard about the derby's troubles. >> i thought, wow, america. they don't have many traditions and i called up, you know, the leadership here at the derby and said, what is going on? this is terrible. >> never a derby racer himself, bernsen decided to get involved. using his celebrity to help get locally based first energy corporation on before too. >> they say that you are the one who came in and really convinced them to sponsor this. >> i will take that. >> this car is in the movie. >> but his biggest contribution is making a film with some profits to go to the derby. >> you don't know the first thing about driving that car. >> i beg to differ. >> 25 hill, debuts tonight on the inspiration network. >> bernsen stars as a neighbor who helps a father less boy enter the race. and you are going to get that difference that is going to push
you across the finish line first. >> he got to know a lot of kid here and says he feels a new sense of spirit this year. >> thank goodness i am wearing glasses because i am crying behind here, it is just really emotional for me. >> and exciting. >> foraysers like eight-year-old erin donovan. >> do you think you have a chance to win? >> yes, absolutely. >> well, she didn't get to take home a trophy yesterday. >> but even in this year's winner bask in their glory, it is clear that every kid who enters the soapbox derby comes away a winner. >> >> ahead, the latest on the suspect in the aurora shooting. if you've been successful, you didn't get there on your own.
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>> osgood: the investigation into accused gunman james holmes extends far beyond aurora, colorado. a cbs news bob orr is watching the developments from washington. we begin with bob orr. >> investigators are accumulating evidence connecting james holmes to the theatre massacre. sources say a shipping label from an internet ammunition store called bulk al ammo.com was retrieved from a dumpster outside of holmes apartment. detectives have recovered a surveillance video of holmes picking up approximately 150-pound of ammunition and a fed, in a fed ex outlet in colorado, and they have interviewed a ups driver who says holmes had 90 packages delivered to his school address on the university of colorado medical campus. >> dan oates is the chief of police in aurora. >> we have become aware that our suspect over the last four months had a high volume of
deliveries, commercial deliveries or packages. >> sources say over the past several months holmes assembled an arsenal, spending $15,000, much of it on internet sales of chemicals, explosives and ammunition. investigators suspect holmes accelerated his planning in late may when he bought the first of the four guns found at the shooting scene. between may 22nd and july 6th, holmes legally purchased an assault rifle, two semi-automatic pistols and a shotgun at colorado gun shops. and police say holmes bought a staggering amount of ammunition on line, more than 6,000 rounds for the weapons used in the attack. police know less about what prompted the shootings. social networking sights have revealed no clues and interviews with former coworkers and classmates have apparently had limited evidence, but internet records could merge from the
materials from holmes apartment, investigators finally gained access after a bomb squad and police robot dismantled an elaborate maze of trip wires, homemade explosives and incendiary devices, the booby traps which stymied police for more than a day presented a real danger, especially to holmes' neighbors, katelyn fonzie lives right downstairs, on the night of the shooting, she went to holmes' apartment to complain about loud music and fearly walked right through the booby trapped door. >> knowing that something was designed to kill you was right above your head while you were sleeping, that is a little nerve-racking and doesn't allow for very good sleep. >> police say it is clear the rampage was a carefully planned and premeditated attack. and investigators are convinced holmes alone is responsible. but no one can yet explain the why, what moved the neuroscience grad student to allegedly commit an unspeakable horror. >> this is bill whitaker in san diego. by all accounts, he had the best
of the best, the schools, the neighborhood, the future. james eagan holmes, now 24, had stood out academically at west view high school a decade ago and again at the university of california's riverside campus where he distinguished himself as a neuroscience major, chancellor tim white remembers that. >> he was an honor student, so academically, he was at the top of the top. >> his high school years were spent in a san diego suburb that neighbors say was a privileged place. >> people come here because of this school district, lots of kids, lots and lots of kid because of that, and obviously, you know, parents want to give them the best and that's why they live here. >> the sun of a nurse and a senior computer scientist, holmes was quiet and kept to himself neighbors say, he didn't even have a footprint on facebook or other social media. this family lived next door to him for a decked and when they saw him they saw nothing out of
the ordinary. >> and i see him say hello to me and also he doing cutting the grass and taking care of the yard for his parents, and washing the car, so he seemed to be very nice young typical american boy. >> so how did the boy who once donned the number 16 jersey on the freshman soccer team come to allegedly commit such a heinous crime? >> holmes had no past criminal record, instead, he had a record of cheavment, achievement, he won a competitive position at a rigorous summer boot camp and then was awarded an internship at the prestigious salk institute but overtime, high school classmate daniel haber saw him change. >> i had classes with him our freshman year and he hung out with different kids than he did later in school, jr. and senior year, a couple of kids that i don't know, they tended to wear more of like the trench coat type. >> he says holmes seemed plus straited after earning his
college degree in neuroscience when the only job he could get was at mcdonald's. sometimes that is a significant event, loss of a job, loss of a school opportunity, the end of an academic ambition. forensic psychiatrist studies the causes of criminal behavior. >> the common thread is one of alienation. that a person is increase any resentful, increasingly alienated, increasingly isolated, and at some point, that alienation becomes so much the norm that that is the only norm he knows. >> holmes may have been planning the attack on the century 16 aurora theatre for months, according to police, san diego pawnshop owner david kasper remembers seeing holmes in his store pass nateed with weapons. >> to my recollection he did not buy anything, but i and my business part her both recognized him as somebody who had been in here.
>> in 2011, he was accepted to a ph.d. program in neuroscience at the university of colorado. but he reportedly started to stumble academically. >> last month he dropped out. he staked out his target, according to aurora, colorado police chief dan oates. >> what we are seeing here is evidence of, i think, some calculation and deliberation. >> holmes is being held in arapaho detention center, where just released inmates told reporters he is uncooperative and obstructive. holmes is scheduled to be arraigned in a denver court monday. >> someone stole dozens of american flags. >> then the strange case of the missing american flags. >> but first. >> how do you feel about that? >> it feels good. frampton is back and so is his guitar.
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been out of the spotlight but not now, here is anthony mason with a summer song. >> thank you very, very much for waiting would you welcome please, mr. peter frampton. ♪ woke up this morning with a wine glass in my hand. whose wine? what wine? where the hell did i die? >> almost overnight, in the 1970's, peter frampton became a phenomenon. >> when the english rocker with the cascading hair released frampton comes alive, it quickly became what until then was the biggest selling live album ever. ♪ do you feel like i do? >> how does it feel to hear yourself, hear yourself on the radio everywhere? >> well, you know when you are on the radio too much when even you change the channel.
♪ i want you. show me the way. >> frampton's descent would prove almost as abrupt as his rise and just as success was slipping away from the musician the unthinkable happened, his guitar, the one on the album cover when a cargo plane crashed. >> i almost couldn't play another guitar it was such a part of me and connected to me. >> when you lost the guitar did you feel kind of like you lost the guitar and your career? >> well, it seemed to be i lost my mojo. >> this is the story of how peter frampton got it back. >> >> so i never expected to find you in cincinnati. >> i know. i didn't either, but here i am, and i can't leave now. >> a former marriage took the 62-year-old frampton here with three of his four kids to this
since patty suburbs. >> this is what i call the drum room or the live room. > > where he has built his dream studio. >> once i get in here, i don't leave that often. >> and where you will find the massive platinum plaque commemorating the sales of frampton comes alive, now 18 million and counting. >> it is almost like it is not me. >> really? >> yeah. >> it is like another lifetime. >> but that is hanging your house. >> i know. it is his, that guy. ♪ i want you, show me the way. >> in 1976, that guy was a guitar player who had modest success with a band called humble pie and as a solo act. but nothing foreshadowed what was about to happen with frampton comes alive. >> how did it spread? >> i think it just sort of -- the answer is, i have no idea.
really. >> let me put think way, were you ready for it? >> i don't think anybody is ready for the biggest selling record of all-time. when you are 25. >> the album would spend ten weeks at the top of the charts, and produce three-hit singles. ♪ oh, baby i love your way every day. >> want to tell you i love your way. >> no one has been here before, who do i listen to? >> how do i travel this road? >> yes. when ringo came to the show in la, i said, so what happens now and he said, i don't know. it is your career. >> rolling stones wanted frampton on its cover and the signed celebrity photographer francesco who begged the new
rock idol -- >> he says do the shock. >> to take his shirt off. >> and i said, no, no, no and he wore me down and wore me down, just one shot. >> please. >> take your 30 off. >> so i go, all right, okay but it is just for you, right like i am an idiot, yes, i am an idiot. >> his heartthrob image quickly became a curse. >> very attractive to the opposite sex, obviously, but unfortunately, you can lose your male audience. >> you felt like you lost your credit. >> yes. >> cred. >> yes. >> let's talk about your movie career. >> what would you think if i sang out of tune. >> he starred with the bee gees in sergeant pepper's lonely heart club's band one of the epic film disasters of the 70s. >> frampton's followup record meanwhile produced another hit
song. >> ♪ i'm in you. you're in me. >> but i'm in you, the album would sell only 3 million copies. >> it was deemed a failure. >> and his record sales would continue to slide. >> the lean years would last well into the eighties, when frampton got help from a friend he had known since grade school. >> is this you on tour with bowie. >> ? >> yes that was the spider tour. >> peter frampton. >> in 1987, david bowie asked him to tour with him as his lead guitarist. >> he was now reintroducing me as the guitar player. >> which is what you wanted? >> yeah. >> a pop star's career lasts 18 months, a musician's career lasts a lifetime, and that is what i have loved. >> how did you, how does it feel
to hold that? >> it feels good. >> in 2006, the musician won his first grammy when fingerprints was awarded best pop instrumental album. >> you are proud of that. >> very, yes. >> >> go shopping with frampton at gary's classic guitars in cincinnati -- >> is this more like the george harrison one? >> and you will see how much the instrument means to him? >> he has bought several guitars here, in part to replace the gibson les paul he lost in mean 80, then two years ago, out of nowhere -- >> there is an e-mail with pictures of what looks like my guitar. >> it is a little, a little singed on the top. >> the guitar had been on a cargo plane that crashed on
takeoff in venezuela but someone apparently saved it from the burning wreckage and sold it to a musician on the island of cure sol. >> is this where it is better offer not to ask any questions about how it managed to survive? >> there is a fray area. >> nice to meet you too. >> in december, after a two-year negotiation, a december from corisal still met with the skeptical for example. on the in a hotel suite to present him the guitar, he knew immediately it was his beloved le settlement paul. >> it is my guitar. >> in february, at the beacon theatre in new york. after 31 years, guitar and musician were reunited on stage. >> it is the first time i am going to play it with -- >> and peter frampton came
alive. again. >> if you think about it, my career sort of started to ebb and the guitar went away, things have been going remarkably well over the last few years. >> and i got my guitar back, it is almost like the guitar said, okay, you are worthy again. >> ahead, elusive flag vandals, who could they be? this sunday profile is sponsored by physicians mutual. insurance for all of us.
>> osgood: who done sit a mystery story, with a surprising twist. a story uncovered by our steve hartman. >> at this cemetery in hudson, new york, in a special section reserved for civil war veterans, the crime scene remains. the remnants of what used to be rows of flags. >> someone stole dozens of american flags. >> it happened just before the 4th of july. >> the american flags ripped right off the flagpoles. >> and it really riled this community. >> i am very, very angry. >> disgusted. >> i feel disrespectful what they have done to our veterans. >> i want to thank everyone for coming. >> cemetery caretaker and army veteran vince wallace called a news conference and announce add reward. >> 500 bucks for the arrest and conviction of the dirt bag that did this. >> meanwhile, other veterans volunteered to replace the flags. >> but just a few hours later -- >> guess what? it happened again. >> this time it happened in broad daylight. >> again and again. >> again. >> three times there just in
week. >> and the respect for the living veterans or the deceased veterans. >> it really did seem like the vandals were taunting both the veterans and police who at this point decided enough was enough and set up an undercover sting. >> they hid motion activated cameras and it didn't take long for them to get their man so to speak. >> he is kind of short but if you look at the third flag down, you will see the culprit. >> we are pretty sure now it is woodchuck related. >> woodchuck related. >> woodchucks, ground hogs. >> vince says he doesn't know how many are involved or what they want with flags. >> which is another big mystery, where did they go? this is a flag -- >> to answer that question he has turned to his inner caddyshack. >> to tear the flag off the staff and take it down into the den. >> rigging up a line with fishing line. >> this has been here three days. >> nothing? >> nothing. >> which is why i decided to try to get to the bottom of this. >> with a camera on a stick i
strove for answers and sure enough. >> there. caught the critters. >> red, white and blue handed. >> it is a flag, i see it with my eyes right here. >> for their parts the veterans who who put up the flags are now doing something they never did in battle, surrendering. >> taking down all of the flags temporarily. >> right now we are engaged in developing a flag holder that would hold the flag a couple of feet off the ground. >> taller than a woodchuck would be. >> a lot taller, yes. >> yes. i mean, we think that is going to solve it. >> i would suggest he offer an olive branch but they would probably just eat that too. >> >> >> osgood: next the victims remembered.
>> on his 27th birthday alex sullivan had much to celebrate, his coming one year wedding anniversary and from the batman premiere he tweeted oh, man, one hour until the movie and it is going to be the best birthday ever. >> then came the chaos. >> his desperate father tom captured in this picture hunted for word. >> find my, if you find my son, call me. >> late friday night the worse news possible, alex was dead. >> he was one of the victims remembered at this makeshift memorial. >> also killed was matt mcquinn, also 27, when the shooting started he jumped on top of his girlfriend, samantha aller shielding her from the gunfire, she was shot in the leg but her last wish was granted she will wish, john blunt also gave his life for the one he loved, pushing girlfriend january 7 young under a seat before he was shot. >> i would not be here, she said if john had not been next to me
in that movie theatre. >> a grieving father in this picture from the denver post heard the news apparent and can bear my contemplate, his six-year-old daughter veronica was confirmed among the dead on saturday, the youngest victim. her mother was shot twice and is in intensive care. >> veronica's aunt aunt difficult dalton and her daughter kathryn saw veronica six days ago when she came for dinner and lit up the house. >> she just wanted to have fun. i mean, she -- it is what you would want your six-year-old to be. >> happy? >> yep. she was a happy chide. >> she was a happy child. >> many families are still in shock at some point, that gives way to grief. and then comes a lifetime struggle to accept what they have lost. >> correspondent barry petersen. now bob schieffer in washington for a look at what is ahead on face the nation. good morning, bob.